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good morning. it is friday, february 1st, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning" from new orleans. super bowl xlvii shifts into high gear. only on "cbs this morning" the story you haven't seen on super bowl security from former fbi insider john miller. breaking news. a suicide bomber targets the u.s. embassy in turkey. beyonce answers her critics with a song. plus eli manning and the parents of both super bowl coaches here in super bowl park. but we begin this morning
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opener," your world in 90 seconds. it's a big effort to make sure the game is as safe as it can be. >> new orleans goes into lockdown ahead of super bowl xlvii. new orleans has added more agents and 200 troopers and coast guard ships will be on the lower mississippi river. >> can i get in there with a gun? >> no. >> can i get in there with a bomb? >> no. >> the plane made an emergency landing in portland. >> he is sitting in the seat and he's very aware. last i heard he was on oxygen. in alabama, the hostage standoff is entering its fourth day. the gunman and the 5-year-old boy he kidnapped remain in an underground bunker. >> why this shooter won't release this young boy is hard for me to understand. new york has lost an icon, three-term mayor ed koch from
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1978 until 1989. i did not feel comfortable taking a risk. it was about the president and the inauguration. ♪ the brave >> any questions? manhunt in texas after a prosecutor was fatally shot outside this courthouse. the search is on for two gunmen. >> breaking news from turkey outside the u.s. embassy. there has been an explosion. there are several injuries. >> all that -- >> we'd like to -- >> are you sloppy? >> yeah. this is horrible. why did i even rush here. >> oh, shut up. >> he's from nebraska. he's the war hero. >> he's from nebraska. there's qualification. >> -- and all that matters -- >> you all know how to host a big matter, i assure you.
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>> -- on "cbs this morning." >> that really targets their key demographics. 14-year-old boys making $500,000 a year. welcome to "cbs this morning" from super bowl park at jackson square, new orleans. we want to get right to some breaking news from turkey. >> that's where a suicide bomber set off an explosion outside of the u.s. embassy this morning. mark, good morning. >> good morning, charlie and norah. the news is recent and somewhat contradictory as to what has happened place. there has been an explosion, it appears, at the side entrance of the u.s. embassy in turkey. there are two reports of deaths involved. one says a suicide bomber.
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another says two have died at this. one agent in turkey say these were turkey security employees. this appears to be a side security gate to tell bacy. the staff in the embassy, we're told, are in a lockdown now, not responding to phone calls at this stage. the embassy in turkey, by the way, with a lot of u.s. embassies under the threat in the islamic world, this embassy does not come under one of those to be a prime security threat. the explosion appears to have been sizeable enough to damage the security gate at the side of the embassy but no damage from the initial picture, anyway, to the embassy proper. charlie, norah? >> mark, thank you. here in new orleans we're two days away from super bowl xlvii. 150,000 people are expected here this weekend, and kicking off the party yesterday, beyonce. she finally answered critics of her last performance as she gets ready for another worldwide
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audience. jeff glor just down the road from us at the super dome. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: charlie, good morning. on the field right now and for all the speculation as to what will happen during the game, there has been a decent amount of talk about the halftime performer, and yesterday she gave a little pregame warmup. ♪ o say can you see >> reporter: at a press conference thursday, beyonce's acapella anthem became an unofficial start to super bowl weekend. ♪ for the land of the free >> reporter: as she ended questions about whether or not she was lip synching during inauguration day. >> any questions? >> it was about the president and the inauguration, and i wanted to make him and my country proud, so i decided to sing along with my prerecorded
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track. >> reporter: but come sunday -- >> i'll absolutely be singing live. i'm well rehearsed an i'll absolutely be singing live. this is what i was born do, what i was born for. >> reporter: new orleans appears ready for everything the game will bring. taking advantage of sunny skies, both teams practiced in part outside thursday while their nfl colleagues enjoyed the atmosphere. >> we're really excited here to have super bowl back in new orleans. >> reporter: at a benefit for st. jude's the manning family expressed pride for their hometown. >> new orleans knows how to host a big party. >> reporter: and as the sun set, fireworks lit up the sky over the mississippi, announcing the arrival of super bowl xlvii's official roman numerals. l.e.d. screens paid tribute to games of the past as the crowds looked forward to the contest of the near future. >> i've got goose bumps talking to you right now. this is once in a lifetime. i'm 48 years old.
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i've never been to a super bowl. this is the best, and my team is here. >> reporter: the super bowl is expected to bring half billion dollars to new orleans and we should say the weather has improved dramatically since we've been here. of course, the game remains indoors. charlie and norah? >> thank you. and still ahead on "cbs this morning" we'll talk with jack and jackie harbaugh, the parents of both super bowl coaches. mvp eli manning will also be here. and we'll preview the big game with jim nantz and phil simms of cbs sports. and we're also updating an developing story. a kindergarten student remains a hostage in an underground bunker this morning. we have the latest on this disturbing drama now in its third day. manuel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. while there's no indication that the boy has been physically harmed, we now hear he has been crying out for his parents.
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his mother has been described as hanging on by a thread as the standoff continues. hostage negotiators have been communicating with suspect jimmy l lee dikes through a 4-inch pvc pipe down into the bunker where he remains with his 5-year-old captive. >> negotiators continue to communicate with the suspect and there's no reason to believe the child has been harmed. >> reporter: the two remain under ground since tuesday when dikes stormed onto the bus and shot the bus driver, killing him. he held the gunman at the front of the bus while 21 children escaped out the back. the man grabbed two but one managed to break free. he kidnapped the 5-year-old boy nathan. police were able to deliver food and medication to the boy who has special needs. he's also been able to watch
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television. reportedly dikes has asked for nothing while refusing to release the child. the fbi stays in contact with dikes during the day and let him sleep during the night. >> why the shooter does not release the young boy to his family is hard for me to understand. >> reporter: dikes is no stranger to law enforcement. six months ago he reportedly beat ronda wilbur's dog to death and terrorized neighbors. >> he'd come out screaming is and cussing, i thinks you can't say on air. >> reporter: he once invited him to come see the bunker. >> he's always seemed like a weird person. that's the way he is. >> reporter: a warrant issued last month for pointing a gun at his truck. >> by the time i told him to calm down, mr. dikes ran to his van and pulled out a pistol.
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i floored the truck and i got away from there. >> this guy is an accident waiting to happen. this guy is going to snap. >> reporter: local officials say dikes has been known to spend up to eight days in that underground bunker, and he may have supplies to last even longer. charlie and norah? >> manuel bojorquez, thank you. an alaskan airlines jet made an emergency landing last night after the pilot passed out. flight 472 was en route from los angeles to seattle. the jet was over oregon when the pilot lost consciousness. the co-pilot declared an emergency and landed the plane in portland. a doctor on board treated the pilot who remained unconscious. there were 116 passengers and five crew members on the boeing 737. ed koch died. he served three terms and rescued the city from near financial ruins. gained a national reputation for
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his out spoken style and trademark question, how am i doing. koch died of congestive heart failure. he was 88 years old. charlie, you knew him well. >> i did. he was a true new yorker, a man who loved his city. until i saw him a few months ago, a man of the city and an incredible mayor. >> a documentary coming up soon. and now white house officials tell cbs's major garrett they're disappointed at yesterday's confirmation hearing but they believe the former nebraska senator will be confirmed if only by a slim margin. one of the most damages remarks came from john mccain over the iraq troop surge. >> would you please answer the question. were you correct or incorrect when you said the surge would be the most dangerous foreign
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policy blunder in this country since vietnam. were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? >> my reference to -- >> are you answering the question, senator hagel? the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward question. i want you to answer whether you were right or wrong and then u you're free to elaborate. >> i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer to a lot of things. >> let the record show he refuses to answer that question. >> with us now is washington chief correspondent and host of "face the nation," bob schieffer. bob, good morning. i think they were disappointed. they usually press their nominees. >> well, thankfully -- and let's not forget, chuck hagel was the co-chairman of john mccain's presidential campaign when john mccain ran the first time. this is stunning. but i agree with you.
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i mean generally on something like this what will happen, the white house will come back and stoutly defend the guy and say they're being unfair to him, and they started -- they didn't say it on the record but they started leaking all these reports they were disappointed and all that. to me that's almost -- fellows if you've got a hard vote coming up here, we understand. >> how serious is the damage and does it derail the nomination? >> well, either it does or the white house is absolutely certain of every democratic vote in the senate. >> right. >> if it is, there are more democrats there than the republicans and they think he'll get confirmed by a narrow margin. but i find this like you, norah. i've never heard or seen the white house react quite the way they did to this. >> but everyone expected hagel would get a tough grill because of past comments he made about the iraq surge, questions he made about iran and questions he
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made about the quote/unquote jewish lobby. >> for sure they knew this was coming. the questions, if you read "the washington post" or "the new york times" or the wire services, you knew these were the questions they were going to get, and he did not seem able to really answer them. and i think -- i think this nomination may be in trouble. you know, i was there when sam nunn took on john tower who was nominated to be secretary of defense. and, of course, his number one defender, john's defender was john mccain back in those days. >> but this is part of how they feel about the iraq war too. >> and i've asked john mccain, i mean, what is this deal with you and chuck hagel. he says it's policy. it's all policy. so that's what he says. >> and, bob, nice bead this morning. i like that. you're always in the spirit. and who have you got coming up
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on sunday? >> we're going to have roger goodell, the commissioner of football. and i think it ought to be -- with all the questions about -- and especially with, you know, barack obama saying he'd have questions about whether his son would play if he had a son. so plenty to talk to the commissioner about. it's great to be in new orleans, let me also say that. >> great to have you. >> your kind of town. >> thank you, bob. at the senate hearing hagel addressed the computer hacking. two major newspapers say chinese hackers infiltrated their computers for the last several months. meanwhile pentagon officials are looking at a big change in how they fight tearer. bob orr is in washington. >> those attacks are part of the broader campaign by foreign cyber spies to hack computer systems inside the u.s. officials warn more are inevitable as cyber attacks are ga
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greater now. to government sponsored hackers inside china. chinese officials denied the allegations calling them not professional and groundless but both papers say there is evidence hackers stole reporters' passwords and attempted to monitor governments of the papers. state-sponsored spies, mostly from china, every day infiltrate a broad spectrum of government and business networks insight the u.s. >> cyber terrorism presents one of the biggest threats. >> secretary of defense nominee chuck hagel warned the attacks could be crippling. >> it's an insidious quiet kind of a threat that we've never quite seen before. it can paralyze a nation in a second. >> for now the damage is economic. cyber spies and criminal hackers
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are stealing corporate secrets worth an estimated $250 billion a year from u.s. businesses but they worry more about attacks from critical infrastructure, power grids, financial works. former fbi cyber chief shaun henry says while none yet has been confirmed, it could happen. radical groups are calling for internet jihad. >> that should be an wakeup call for all of us. they're looking for ways to do it electronically and remotely. >> they're pushing to push their cyber security forces. they will grow five-fold in the next five years from 500 presently to nearly 5,000 military personnel. time to show you this morning's headlines from around
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the globe. israel's ha rerretz says there' more. >> there's been a shooting in a middle school. the victim was a 14-year-old student shot in the back of the neck. he's recovering at home. the "los angeles times" says retired cardinal roger mahoney has been releaved of all of his duties over this hand willing o the sex scandal. anti-trust officials say the $20 billion deal would raise prices for consumers. bad weather is blamed for this huge accident yesterday on interstate 75 in detroit. three people were killed. two of them were chirp. drivers say there were whiteout
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conditions at the time. it was also snowing in plainfield, indiana, west of indianapolis when ten people were hurt in a crash on interstate 70. some three dozen vehicles were involved including a truck carrying three elephants. weather report sponsored by kay jewelers. every kiss begins with kay.
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the super bowl is a super challenge for security. former f insider john miller gets extraordinary access inside the preparations only on "cbs this morning." he'll show us what the government is doing to protect new orleans. and if you want to see the history and romance of this great city, just ride the rails. >> new orleans thinks of it as a streetcar named progress and ready just in time for the super bowl. i'm mark strassmann and we'll
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former fbi director john miller goes behind the scenes on what's being done to stop
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning" from super bowl park at jackson square in new orleans. we have new information on this morning's bombing outside the united states embassy in angora, turkey. at least one guard was killed in that suicide attack. cbs correspondent john miller is with us. what do we know and what are the concerns? >> the concerns are this will be the first in the series. not that you have any intelligence that says that but when you look at the pattern of
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these things, depending on where they're driven from, that's sometimes how they go. and then it brings us to the where is it driven from. obviously from an intelligence standpoint it's way to early to put an attribute on it. leading up to this, it was fairly low, but let's talk about where they'll look for attribution. one piece will be al qaeda. they've had a presence in turkey and because of everything going on in mali and the fact that u.s. air resources are being used to move french troops and forces in there, that's one point. another that is perhaps more interesting and dangerous is iran has a giant e intelligence operation going on in turkey, ins he b ins he ins he bow la. iran in terms of retribution
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would stake israel and iran together. >> we want to talk about security closer to home. john, i know you've been given some unprecedented access to keeping the super bowl safe, a story you'll only see on "cbs this morning." >> from snipers to canines, this is the operations where more than 70 operations come together with one goal, a close game with no surprises. by land, air, and sea, an alphabet soup of local state s and federal agency work around the clock to make sure nothing happens off the field on sunday. >> we've got simply 70 agencies participating in covering this event. >> they're looking at classified intelligence updates on
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terrorism overseas but also tracking every incident in the area. but if something happened, that log would start to tick down minute by minute information about a car bomb, a bomb threat, hostage, whatever it was. >> absolutely. the capability os thereafter is. can go into incredible detail. that will be going off like a ticker tame. >> in a downtown hotel is superintendent gave a talk to what the cops may see on the street. but later in an old cotton warehouse we saw the hidden operations of teams and tools that surface public we hope never will see. >> i assume if this is pulled out something bad will happen. >> something bad will not happen because we're going to assume we're safe. but if we have to this protects the officer s and people that
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through. >> as part of the plan, 1 2rkz 00 officers will be work 1g 2-hour shifts. >> you cover everything from soup to nuts, air, water, ground, sub terrain, employment patterns. >> this is nfl control. >> inside the stadium, jeff miller, head of nfl security, is focused protecting the players and fans. >> what we try to do is do what we believe is necessary and appropriate but do it in a way that the fans understand what we're doing and don't suffer because of it. >> from this command post they track everything coming into the super dome. 4,000 private security guards have been hired and all cargo is inspected by customs and border patrol agents before turning the venue. >> there's so many different steps from walks through ten venues through walks through x-ray machines and canines.
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>> just before the big day, teams of homeland security agents engaged in tactile exercises for any imaginable scenario. as i walked toward the 50-yard line with secretary of homeland security janet napolitano, i asked about the current threat picture. >> we need to constantly challenge ourselves with the what if this, what if that, what if there were someone who managed to get an ied in here as small a likelihood that is, what if someone had a toxic substance. those are scenarios we think about, plan for. >> or there's that 9/11 scenario, a terrorist attack using aircraft. we went up with customs and border protection agents who will be enforcing a 30-mile temporary flight restriction zone or tfr around the stadium on sunday. >> we're kind of at the bull's
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eye of the temporary flight restriction area, right? >> we are, we are. we want to do our best to make surer has a safe and fun experience and nobody ever knows we're even here. >> that kind of attack from a plane would be unprecedented, first. is there time to shoot it down? >> that's an excellent question. you know, we have not had a super bowl where there hasn't been a violation of the restricted flight area, and usually it's somebody who got lost or didn't know but that's why they have that 30-mile tfr here because there's a ten-mile doughnut in the middle that's the critical zone. have a 30-mile zone to figure out who is this, are they lost, can we turn them around and escort them down and see what they're doing. if you get to the ten-mile zone and you ignore the signals and radio chatter, then those f-15s right across the river and up on patrol may do what they have to do and they've never gone there
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before. >> who makes that decision? >> that's a tough call. i always wondered. does that end on the colonel level, general level or white house level and nobody's saying. >> what about inside the dome, the security? >> there is -- what you'll see, you'll see. you won't see the hit teams. they're moving in three-man teams through the crowd ready to if they come on a package, it's a bomb, a dispersal device, they can do a hand entry and do it right there. it's not the kind of thing, norah, where you say, first we're going to evacuate the spo do super dome. then you have pretty exotic things, fbi, snierps. i'm not going to tell you if they're in the air conditioning vents but they're up there. i'm not going to tell you where. they're ready. 180 years ago the first
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with 150,000 fans showing up for the big game the city's public transit system has been gearing up and the first streetcar line in more than a decade was finished up in time and mark strassmann is taking us for a ride. mark, good morning.
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>> reporter: good morning, norah. i'm riding on the loyola avenue line in downtown new orleans. this is the city's newest streetcar ready just in time for the super bowl. we're riding on canal street up to the french quarter. these cars are a way to get around the city but they're also a time capsule on track. on any new orleans streetcar time stops to go along for the ride. these green cars run along the st. charles avenue line, the world's oldest in service since 1895. riders call these the red ladies. whether they're running late to work or like her, running from her past. >> they told me there's a street car named desire. >> there's your car now. >> it connects to the canal
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street line. >> reporter: barbara major born and raised here gave us a tour of the same streetcar she took when she was a little kid. >> do you remember riding it barbara? >> oh, my gosh, yeah. i remember riding when i could only ride in the back, and so for me this is an amazing journey. i want to emphasize the economic development. >> reporter: these days major rides up front. she runs the rta, the city's mass transit system, cheering the board's commissioners. >> reporter: there's a bit of time twlaerchl you step on one of these. >> oh, my god, yeah. you go back, but thank god not all the way back. it's time travel in great way, yeah, it is, but it's a great kind of time travel. >> reporter: the loyola avenue line, the city's fourth and newest one now becomes part of its future. construction began in 2011 and
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cost $53 million to lay track that runs one-eighth of a mile and connects the city's french quarter to the super dome. pressure to get it done in time for the super dome? >> absolutely, absolutely. >> reporter: he showed us the carrollton barn uptown, the only place that makes these cars. since 1892 they have built and maintained them under this roof and by hand. pieces are welded, sanded, and assembled as they have been for generations. even these mahogany benches the new loyola line opened this past monday. riders will take it to the super dome on sunday. some from baltimore, others from san francisco, another city known for its famed streetcars. >> it's cute and all that, but it's not new orleans. i'm not mad at the folks at san francisco, you know what i i'm saying. you come to the super bowl.
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i'm cool with that. spend all your money. but your trolly ain't got nothing to my street car. >> reporter: if you want basic transportation, ride a bus but for a taste of new orleans, hop on a green bus or wait for the red lady. ♪ do you know what it takes >> it's slow and smooth but we get you where you got go. kind of like new orleans. it's slow and smooth but it gets you where you got to go. >> looking up delphine street here, these are red cars, all 34 of them. we're passing another one there. these red cars were all damage order destroyed during katrina. they all had to be rebuilt. they all have been rebuilt. and this weekend when 150,000 people come into this town for the super bowl many people will be riding this traveling time capsule all the way to the super dome. charlie and norah? >> thank you. i'm glad they rebuilt the
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streetcars. >> i do too. it's part of the romance of the city. 's hard not to fall in love, isn't it? only five players have been the super bowl mvp twice. eli manning is one of them. we'll ask the giants' quarterback and new orleans native what it takes to win the super bowl. plus here in louisiana, the
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good morning, everybody. it is 8:00 a.m. and welcome back to "cbs this morning." from super bowl park here at jackson scare in new orleans it's a super bowl like no other and as the harbaugh brothers take on an interview only on "cbs this morning" we'll ask their mom and dad how they're coping. eli mannering also comes from a
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football dynasty. the two-time mvp will be here but first a look at today's yt kwie opener." >> we're told they're in a lockdown now, not responding to phone calls at this stage. >> breaking news from ankara, turk turkey. >> that's where a suicide bomber set off a bomb outside the u.s. embassy this morning. the airline made an emergency landing when the pilot passed out. former new york city mayor ed koch died this morning. his three-year term from 1978 to 1989. you knew him well. >> i did. a kindergartner remains hostage in an underground bunker. >> i think his nomination nay be in trouble. from snipers to hazmat teams, bombs to canine, this is the super bowl of security operations. >> we need to constantly
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challenge ourselves with the what if this, what if that. >> the city's newest streetcar ready just in time for the super bowl. >> there's been a decent amount of talk from the halftime performer and yesterday she gave a little pregame warmup. >> i will absolutely be singing loud. i'm well rehearsed. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. they may be, they may be the most famous parents in the country this weekend. they are certainly the proudest. >> that's for sure. jack and jackie harbaugh will be watching their sons face off as coaches in the first ever simling super bowl matchup. wow. older brother john will lead the ravens against the 49ers coached by jim, and mr.and mrs. harbaugh join us at the table.
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we're so thrilled you came. >> thank you. and we say wow. wow. >> that's how we feel. >> jack, we saw you out on the town the other night. you said, you know, it hasn't really sunk in yet. 48 hours and counting. has it sunk in? >> it's getting a little closer. >> everybody says you've got to enjoy the moment. is that possible for you? >> we're hoping. one message john and jim gave us undifferent occasions is, please, mom and dad, please enjoy this. and we're really trying. >> you are. we've seen you around. you're having a good time. >> we are enjoying it. think today we kind of felt that way because i think once the game starts, they will be so well prepared. and once they get into the game, i will relax and enjoy the game back and forth. of course, i know my dauter at home is saying, sure. >> daughter joanie.
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>> yeah. >> another "j." >> where will you be sitting? i heard you don't want to be seen on camera. why is that? >> it's about the players. there's 106 players that their entire lives they've been preparing for this moment, outin the backyard, the neighborhood, visualizing what its like to be in the super bowl and the coaching staff through junior high school and college to this particular moment. the less they see of jack and jackie harbaugh, the more we're going to see of them. >> can you sum up how these two sons of yours are different and how they will handle victory or defeat? >> well, i really can't tell you how they will handle it. and we don't look at them as being so different because really they're more alike. i think they are each other's best friends growing up together, playing together, and for me, they're both alike because they're so caring and
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concerned and they've done so much in all the communities where they have lived throughout their adult lives. so that's what makes us proud is what they've done with their families. >> i got some advice from jack elway a long time ago in 1980 when jim was a junior at palo alto high school. he mention thad any time you have two youngsters like this and you compare a, you're demeaning one or the other. we a try not to compare we try to find similarities between the two. >> can i ask you. you have two sons in the spotlight and a daughter joanie. you have three incredible children. americans across the world want to know how do you do it? how do you impart lessons? >> the lessons to impart are you have to take each day as it comes and for me i tried to be consistent. i tried to be consistent in what
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i was saying to them and what i -- i want to say what i expected of them. but i expected of them to always do their very, very best no matter what they were doing, and if they decided they wanted to participate in a game or a sport, then they should follow it through and if at the end they didn't care to do it, then that's different. >> we had a thing in our family that was really interesting. it stafrpted a long time ago, way, way back at iowa. attack this day with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind. >> yes. that's how we start our show every morning. >> and if you got through that day, sometimes there were good times, bad times, but at the end of the day the next morning you wake up, attack this day with enthusiasm and when you look back it's a journey, a process day by day but a journey overall. >> now we know. >> we know you don't do many interviews. we thank you. >> that's right. >> congratulations for being
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great parents. >> and congratulations in advance of your son's team winning the super bowl. we eli manning knows what it takes to win a super bowl and he knows what it's like to have parents with a tough choice on game day. we'll ask eli about that and who he likes on sunday next on "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this morning's eye opener at 8:00 is brought to you
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eli manning is a native son of new orleans and star quarterback for the new york giants. during manning's nine-year nfl
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career he's led his team to the super bowl twice, earning the title of mvp twice. though he won't be playing this year he'll be a spokesman for gatorade. eli, good morning. >> good morning. >> okay. who are you rooting for? >> i won't be rooting. i'll just be watching and taking it all in. i'll root for nfc and stay with san francisco. you stay with your conference. >> in the mind of a quarterback how do they look at this game? >> i think you have to tell yourself, i've got to be patient. i can't go out and win this game on the first play. i think that's something payton talked to me about. have your game plan and stick to it. try to get the game to the fourth quarter and try to wit inthere. you're in the big spotlight. you know it's the biggest game of your life. you've got to be careful not to try to go out there and try to do things and make too many
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plays. >> that's the train in new orleans. >> i didn't hear it. that's part of it. you just keep going. >> very nice moment in the studio as harbaughs were leaving. you said, hello, mr.and mrs. harbaugh, eli manning, so nice to meet you. that was very nice. >> i know what they're going through a little bit, what my dad had to do when peyton and i played. i wanted to wish them congratulations. >> he said your dad had called him to give him some advice. what advice would you give knowing what that's like? >> it's got be exciting for them. my parents always said as much as they wanted to, if we were both in the super bowl it would be hard for them, hard to be after the game excited for one son and then the other just lost, especially the biggest game. so, you know, this week -- the last two weeks have got to have been exciting for them and obviously proud of both of their sons as my parents would be. but i think sunday night after the game it's going to be mixed
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emotions obviously. >> in many way this has been the year of the quarterbacks. just remarkable performances. when we look at the san francisco quarterback, does he represent the kwp of the future as far as big and fast and can run? >> if those guys are out there, it's ha today get that combination of speed and be able to throw the ball accurately. so colin's done a great job. he's worked hard. he is very talented. you know, i think there's always a spot for that pocket passer like myself or like my brother and a bunch of other guys bu, b if you can get a quarterback it's another part of your offense. >> you're a spokesman for gatorade. a 12-ouncer has got a lot of sugar in it. 21 grams. what do you think when you hear about the talk of sugary drinks. >> for gatorade, it's for an
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athlete. it's for someone working out. you need electrolytes. i've been working with them since 2005 and they really elevate the importance of fuel in your body before, during, and after workouts. that's when what they've been so good about. now they're installing gatorade-fueled products. you have your nutrition, what you need to be taking, how much you need to be drinking of certain things. so you're putting yourself in the next possible position to perform at your highest level. >> eli, thank you so much. >> thank you. >> glad to have you here. >> dlank you. >> glad to be in your city. also next up les moonves. why the big game is the coverage of the year. >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by capella university. stands businesses are trying to come back from rough economic times.
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gone crazy promoting the super bowl. take a look at what i saw on tv. take look at this. >> this sundayed on cbs super bowl 47 'em baltimore ravens with san francisco 49ers. this year's sponsor, dramamine for motion sickness. super bowl xlvii only on cbs. >> stop it. i beg of you, stop it. we have company here at jackson square. with us now, leslie moonves, president and ceo will w.h.o. will be inducted into the television hall of fame next month. congratulations and good to have you here. >> thank you. >> tell us about the television and super bowl. >> it's become a national
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holiday. it is up there with christmas and thanksgiving of america where everybody gets together, they celebrate. and obviously it's a phenomenal opportunity for us at the network to show off all the great parts of our company. >> it's great deal around the world it's a huge deal. we're talking hundreds and hundreds and millions of people who will watch the super bowl. it's great. >> i knew we were going to be here and it was going to be a great set but i wasn't expecting all of this. i mean when i drove down the street and saw the cbs, i got a lurch looking at this. what goes into planning something this huge? >> literally the day after last year's super bowl we had a meeting in new york city, and it really was, okay, how do we plan what became this, and it was, okay, we want to involve every part of our company, obviously the news guys are here, the
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entertainment guys are here with the talk and craig ferguson is here, "the "insider,"" "entertainment tonight," 15 television shows. that's how it starts. you see the diagrams, how it's put together, and then when they put it together, they did a phenomenal job. it's great. >> how important is the nfl to cbs? >> extremely important. it's still the highest rated show we had. there was a five-year period in the '90s where we lost the nfl. our ratings went downover all. it's not only great television viewing but it's our greatest marketing tool. on sunday we're going to have a lot of promos to all our great shows from news to sports to entertainment and it's great way. >> i remember when commercials were a million and that was a big deal. now they're up to $4 million. why do they pay that much money?
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>> it starts out with the audience being a huge number but in addition, super bowl commercials get so much attention, which are the best, which are the worst, they're written about for days before, days after. there's a residual effect on them. >> 15 shows. who's your favorite? her name is norah, his name is charlie, and my name is gayle. >> cbs has had a phenomenal run. we're so proud of you guys, what you're doing. of course, it's great you have a major presence. >> and your favorite story. >> my favorite story is julie's. >> they are the team calling our super bowl coverage on sunday. that, of course, is jim nantz and phil simms. and covering the backstories off the field. they'll be here next on "cbs this morning."
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." from super bowl park at jackson square in new orleans, coming up in this half hour, neil patrick harris of "how i met your mother" here in the big easy about the game, his show and foochltd plus beyonce. >> they taplus norah and gayle the louisiana baio and the nature. >> i don't like alligators. time to show you this morning's headlines. "the baltimore sun" says some local students will get the day off after the super bowl. a handful of schools and businesses will be closed on monday or they'll open later than usual, but if baltimore wins some stores will open right after the game to start selling that ravens gear. the san francisco visexamin
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says -- >> one says baltimore rules. san francisco drools. >> in new orleans "the times-picayune" looks at whether the san francisco fans or baltimore fans are the best tippers. dancers and managers in strip clubs say 49 fans are expected to out spend because they have more money. with us now the team calling this year's game, jim nantz, lead play-by-play announcer and phil simms, former super bowl mvp. where is this headed for sunday? >> we hope it's headed to overtime. i think cbs would be very happy about that. >> what are the chances of that happening? >> there's never been one. >> so what's going to make the difference? >> well, you know, aisle say
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this. they both have a great momentum. that's why they're in the super bowl. their teams are healthy. we talked to john harbaugh and jim too. they love their teams. we love our teams. the teams got them to this chance to win a super bowl. to go down in history, that's what it's about. >> how do you compare the styles of the two coaches, jim and john? >> this is something we've already decided while we're calling the game coach harbaugh. not only our audience and director as well. so we're going to call them coach jim and john during the course of the broadcast zbhood luck with that. >> john's the older brother. he has like a cinder personality, very polished. john's a little more hard-edged. i don't know. it's one of the greatest stories i've ever seen. two brothers -- >> what are the odds? so much added to this super bowl. >> it really has. >> there's always great stories
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in a super bowl, you know. and this time, of course, it's the coaches. i think they're both a lot alike. you met the dad. the dad and both of the boys are the same. jim is still one of the players. he's out there on the field coaching everybody, in the middle of it, getting dirty and all of that. job's a little more, maybe, back, the president of the club, a little different. >> we just had the harbaugh parents there. you know them. ire just a fabulous couple and obviously three wonderful children but they say they don't want to be on camera during the game and distract from the players but i'm sure you guys would like to see them, a shot of them, right? >> i think we'll find them. you're going to have to reference them a couple of times during the game. i understand this has got to be really hard for them. they've been really good sports this week coming on the show, referencing them, doing a press conference. they hopscotched around the country as mr. harbaugh was changing job rs, a coaching
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profession. >> what did he say how many times he moved. >> 11 times. >> in this case one brother's going to have the ultimate prize. the other brother is going to have the hardest loss of his life. >> what do you say to the quarterbacks in terms of pressure? >> it's interesting. the nerves will be there, of course, when the game starts. the big thing is talk yourself into not being nervous or get hit early. believe it or not -- that sounds kind of funny. how many times when you talk to a quarterback do you ask them when they stopped being nervous. they say when they got hit. that's up to the coaches to make sure their quarterbacks get into the game quickly so their nerves are not a part of it. >> all right. phil simms and jim nantz. glad to see you. >> do you have any special thing you do before the game?
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>> right before we go on air, he slaps me really hard. >> phil, does that work getting slapped? >> i deserve it. >> he does. >> great to see you both. >> thank you. the battle of east versus west is about more than the final score. it's about bragging right too. so we sent mow rock california and john blackstone out on the streets of san francisco and baltimore to see if one town can outdo the other beyond the field. >> reporter: all you have do is look at the mechanical marvel of the san francisco cable cars climbing the city's steepest hills to understand in this battle baltimore has an uphill fight beating this city in any category. >> reporter: aw. cable cars are adorable. of course, the baltimore in ohio was america's first railroad. railroad. that's a cable car for grown-ups. >> reporter: you're on the right track if you're heading west because san francisco has
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unbeatable seafood. check out these huge dungeness crabs. >> reporter: but this is a maryland's must. just ask baltimore orioles legend cal ripken jr. >> they're the best right here in baltimore. >> reporter: don't argue with him. >> reporter: with all due respect, no team has more fans than the giants and the giants have more wins than any other franchise in franchise history. >> reporter: we'll agree to disagree. besides both cities have bay bridges. >> reporter: that's right. but our bridge is a ten ofgt a mile longer. and that's not even the most famous bridge in town. that blocks to the golden bridge. >> reporter: we have long tunnels. some have gold inside. we can't show you right now. it's too dark. >> reporter: how about this one? a high light of one of the city's two aquariums.
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>> reporter: well, john, a city only needs one aquarium when they've got the national kwar yum where here in baltimore even the dolphins are ravens fans. great spiral. >> reporter: i'm sorry, mo. i can't hear you with all the sea lions at san francisco pier 39. what may be music to your ears are the many songs written about the city. >> reporter: i can think of one song here written by francis scott key, you might have heard of it? the star spangled baern? you know, the one that people stand up for? >> reporter: san francisco's castro neighborhood is where the fight for gay rights has its roots and the rainbow flag made to represent diversity made by artist gilbert baker in 1978. >> reporter: okay. but maryland has a very familiar
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buoyant flag. >> reporter: many tv shows have been shot in san francisco including "full house." >> reporter: "homicide" and "the wire." >> reporter: tell that to dirty harry. he didn't race through the streets. he cleaned them up. go ahead, mo. make my day. >> reporter: i'll admit it. it can get a little chilly here. it's nice to live in a city where it getting chilly. >> reporter: mark twain is widely believed to have said the cold evidence summer was the summer spinlt in san francisco. there's no proof he said that but he's one of the great writers who found instir rags here. >> reporter: edgar allan poe is so beloved by football they named their football team after one of his poems. that's pride. >> reporter: they're two great cities but clearly new orleans
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is the best football city and that's why we're hosting this year's super bowl. who dat. >> mo. >> reporter: yes, i think it's pretty clear testified is there that baltimore is the superior city. >> before i go, where can i get a coat like that? >>. >> reporter: in baltimore. actually bob schieffer said he's missing hiss awning from his summerhouse i would pay money to see you in a coat like that. >> there's more on the web if you want to watch cal ripken jr. teach me how to eat a crab live and john and i have more comparisons. >> you say you enjoy the game of football. do you still feel the same way? you adore it? >> i love football. i do. it's been great. it's terrific. i'll be at every super bowl from now on. >> thank you, mo. when you think football neil
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patrick harris may not be who comes to mind immediately but guess what? he's here for the great game and the great food.
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i liked a guy and he didn't like me, and, well, i got a little obsessed. i'd fill up my journals all about him and eventually there may have been an eensy-weensy 15-meter restraining order. >> 15-meter? that's like four years. you must have been a total nut bag. >> ted's right. anyone can cross the line and get obsessored. >> yeah, if you're a total nut bag. >> neil patrick harris in his role for barney on cbs's "how i met your mother." this week he's trading hollywood for new orleans and he's joining
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us here at jackson square. hello. >> hello. thanks for having me. >> this is really true. this is the first time you've been to new orleans. >> indeed, indeed. it's been one of the places we whammed to go. mar guy gra seem liked a lot. with were going to take a tour and then hurricane katrina happened and we've never been back. it's great to be back. the food is phenomenal. >> what are you doing up so early, that's the problem? >> we love our jobs. >> you should be drunk right now. >> kneeneil, i'm glad you got t leather memo. >> you're here with your fiance. he's a chef. can you cover what you've been eating? >> we went to a place called revolution, we've been really hitting it up. >> have you been to the bine?
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>> apparently there are two. i have to work out. i've from new mexico, albuquerque. >> you're voting for -- >> mr. kraft was very nice. i like that team. >> are you pulling for either one? >> i'm pulling for a good game because i don't want it to be a blowout early and it gets boring. i hope that beyonce reveals a nipple. i'm -- >> you said that with a straight face. you are not hoping that. you're hoping -- >> why not? she just had a baby. >> okay. >> you know she's going to give a true performancele you know something about performing live. >> i think she's going to be great. i loved the press conference. i thought that was a very effective way to end the
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controversy. >> can we talk about "how i met your mother?" >> sure. >> eighth seasons. >> eighth. and it will announce nine. they announced ninth yesterday. >> your last season is coming up. will we find out how we met your mother and who is your mother? >> if we don't reveal that at the end, anarchy. >> people are going to be very ticked off. >> they have a whole plan for the ninth season that think is a fun structure and it's been a really dream job. so i would like to keep doing it for eternity. >> don't you love that sound? >> i thought it was you. oh, that's a plane. right. >> the joy of broadcasting outside. >> i love it. i love it. this is fun, though. the city has been -- you can feel the history. >> you really can. >> walking down the street. >> you really can. >> everywhere you look, you
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think, someone threw up there. >> this is a clean city. >> it's a very clean city. >> i'm glad you completed one thing on your bucket list. >> yes. >> thank you for coming. >> you'll be watching beyonce too coming up on sunday. we may not have been born on the buy you, but norah and i spent the afternoon there yesterday along with gators and a couple of birds too. we'll take you there next on "cbs this morning."
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new orleans is known for is culture, cuisine, and the french quarters. >> but beyond the krenlts city and beyond the bayous that
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surround it, gayle and i discovered another world yesterday. born on the mississippi river new orleans is arguably best themed for its famous waters. but to get a sense of its soul, you have to get out of the city and onto the bayou. >> so, norah, you saw the sign. you're not pregnant, are you. no pregnant women. >> i don't have any of those problems. >> our guide for the day, captain ernie adams, proudly born and raised here. >> you know, ernie, you can't say louisiana without smiling, can you? say it. >> louisiana. >> you can't say it without smiling. >> it's a good place. >> filled with cypress trees and wild, the bayou is a lifeline for the area. >> the bayou's main job is to
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keep everybody north of us dry. nature made these bayous to keep these waters flowing. >> it can also be a lot of fun. >> i feel the need for speed. >> i no longer feel the need for speed. that could have been a depends moment. >> besides quick turns and open air, the bayou is also known for its beasts. >> there's gator looking at you guys right there. >> where? where. >> good day like today to spot them. always look in the sun because they're always looking to warm themselves up. >> these alligators will eat anything they can sink their teeth into. >> i never thoultd they would eat marshmallows. >> it's marsh. they eat marshmallows. >> as ernie promised, we hadn't
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seen anything yet. >> no, no, no. >> oh, you scared him. >> i scared him? >> is this the depends moment you talked about? >> you got it. >> we both managed to cop around to her. >> now what? >> at least for a little while. >> then you tap him on the head. >> ernie, ernie -- >> beyond the gators, we discovered just what it is they love about their bayous. they play an important role and provide a backdrop to their lives that is in a word beautiful. >> seems like a fun trip. >> it actually was, charlie. it was. it was a beautiful place. >> and, of course, we brought something back for you. >> i would have been on the trip, except i was out of town yesterday afternoon. >> i love this. >> i bet you don't have one those.
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>> i don't. what great day. harbaughs are hue, les moon december. there's more coming.
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(woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful
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